Exhibit openings at both The Arts Council and The University of Alabama Galleries in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center take place on First Fridays from 5-8 pm and are free and open to the public.
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Hours: First Friday 5-8 p.m.
The Arts Council Gallery
Exhibit: Selected works by artist Tony Brock will be presented in an exhibit at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center July 6-27, 2018. Titled “The Story So Far…,” the display will feature 20 acrylic on canvas paintings including some of the artist’s most recent and popular work.
Exhibit Dates: July 6-27
Reception: July 6 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday
Gallery Hours: Weekdays 9-noon and 1-5 p.m.
The University of Alabama Gallery
Exhibit: The University of Alabama Gallery will host an exhibit of sculpture by artists Joe McCreary and John Stewart Jackson at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center June-July, 2018.
During the past twenty year period, Joe McCreary has exhibited in solo and group shows, and his work has been included in several permanent collections. McCreary has held a position of Artist-in-Residence at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark for twelve years. For the past fifteen years, McCreary has introduced many artists to the process of casting. He has taught introductory sculpture classes at The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. McCreary holds art degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi and The University of Alabama. His work deals with issues of scale, history, food, and humor.
John Stewart Jackson
After studying sculpture at Birmingham Southern College, Jackson spent six years as a Resident Artist at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in the metal arts program, Sloss Metal Arts. In 2006 Jackson moved to Singapore to serve as a curriculum specialist and sculpture teacher for School of the Arts (SOTA) in Singapore for 7 years. Returning to Birmingham in 2013, he is now working full time on public art commissions, private commissions, and gallery exhibitions.
Exhibit Dates: June 1-29
Reception: June 1 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
First Fridays, 12- 8 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday